|Be Logical Ep 18 - Decline Of Barnes & Noble - Autif Kamal|
Autif Kamal provides several indicators for how a rise in the popularity of E-books could be hurting Barnes & Noble retail stores. Sources: http://www.forbes.com/sites/bradthomas/2013/02/05/barnes-noble-should-start-thinking-outside-of-the-big-box/ http://www.zdnet.com/blog/networking/its-the-end-of-books-as-you-knew-them-e-books-out-sell-hardbound-for-the-1st-time/2505 http://www.nytimes.com/2011/05/20/technology/20amazon.html?_r=0 http://publishingunleashed.com/2013/01/11/book-vs-ebook-sales/O...
Keywords: Ebooks; Hypotheticals; Amazon; Barnes & Noble; College; Textbooks
In 30/05/1989 Yusuf Islam, formerly known as Cat Stevens, appeared on a British Granada Television courtroom-style program, where current social dilemmas are explored by the technique of "Hypotheticals." In this episode, "a Satanic Scenario," a new novel deeply offends religious feelings of a minority community. A religious leader calls for the death of its author. How do the police, publisher, the courts and the government respond? The moderator is Queens Counsel Geoffrey Robinson...
Keywords: Yusuf Islam; Cat Stevens; Salman Rushdie; Hypotheticals; a Satanic Scenario; Geoffrey Robinson